East Broadway

Netflix Romcom ‘Someone Great’ Filming on East Broadway Today

Posted May 14, 2018 at 5:03 am

Filming activity is starting to heat up around the neighborhood. The latest production to roll through is courtesy of Netflix. “No parking” signs along East Broadway, near Rutgers Street, alert neighbors to the film shoot for Someone Great, a new romantic comedy from the streaming service. Written by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson, Someone Great, follows a woman who, […]

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Cops Release Photo of Suspect Behind Sunday’s Bodega Stabbing

Posted May 9, 2018 at 5:04 am

The 7th Precinct yesterday released a photo of the man suspected of knifing an employee of the Big Apple Food Market on East Broadway. The incident, which transpired this past Sunday, was much ado over the price of salad. According to published reports, two women got into an argument with one of the deli workers […]

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Homeless Man Arrested in Vicious Beating of Elderly Chinese Man on East Broadway

Posted May 1, 2018 at 5:02 am

The suspect wanted for assaulting an 84-year-old Chinese man on East Broadway was arrested Saturday afternoon in Times Square. Ashley Williams, a local homeless man, attacked the victim, unprovoked, while he was sitting on the bench outside the Nana bodega last week. The assailant knocked out his prey, who then fell to the ground and hit […]

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Police Seek Suspect who Punched out 84-Year-Old Chinese Man on East Broadway

Posted April 26, 2018 at 5:00 am

The 7th Precinct is seeking public assistance in locating a perp who assaulted an 84-year-old Chinese man near 124 East Broadway Tuesday morning. According to cops, the victim had been sitting on the bench outside the Nana bodega on Tuesday morning at around 10:30am, when the assailant punched him in the face. He was later […]

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Chinatown Bus Block of East Broadway Welcomes New Pizzeria

Posted April 25, 2018 at 5:08 am

The de-facto “bus depot” that is East Broadway between Pike and Rutgers will soon welcome its second pizza joint. The as-yet-unnamed slice spot is to take up residence in the east store of 150 East Broadway, the space previously held by a short-lived barbershop. With this addition alongside the Japanese dessert shop, The Little One, […]

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‘Kopitiam’ Malaysian Cafe Revived with Larger East Broadway Presence

Posted April 12, 2018 at 5:02 am

Kopitiam is still closed, but will soon return. The Canal Street snackshop has been out of commission since the end of December after a short tenancy of two years. Their two-year lease expired at the end of the year, and the landlord reportedly jacked the rent. A purported 25% increase that Kopitiam could not absorb. […]

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Breaking: Person Struck by Subway at East Broadway [Updated]

Last modified March 22, 2018 at 12:00 am

Shortly after 12pm, a man walking through the tunnel at the East Broadway station was struck by a northbound train. Emergency personnel responded, and quickly shut off electricity to the station to extricate the 31-year-old victim from the tracks. The man was carted away on a stretcher and taken to Bellevue Hospital with a deep cut […]

East Broadway Walkup Fetches $7M

Posted March 21, 2018 at 5:03 am

The East Broadway corridor adjacent to Essex Crossing is heating up. Case in point: the five-story tenement at 215 East Broadway, near Clinton Street, just traded hands for the princely price of $7 million. According to the city’s public transactions database, the buyer of record is apparently a resident of the adjacent building, named Ms. Wang. […]

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Keeping up with the NYC Half Marathon on East Broadway [PHOTOS]

Posted March 19, 2018 at 5:04 am

At the Lower East Side leg of the NYC Half Marathon, fans were somewhat sparse, yet no less rabid. The St. Patrick’s Day hangover likely kept most people at bay. For much of the morning, roughtly 22,000 runners streamed off the Manhattan Bridge, onto Canal Street, then down East Broadway. We stood near the three-mile […]

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Falling Plywood Injures Pedestrians at Controversial East Broadway Work Site

Posted February 5, 2018 at 9:39 am

Since groundbreak last June, the construction site for modular housing at 201 East Broadway has been rather controversial. First, residents in the adjacent building felt the building vibrate during excavation and worried about destabilization. (The city subsequently determined all was okay.) Then, a few months later, the sidewalk out front collapsed. Last Friday, however, it […]

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